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From Broadway to orchestra to disco, performing arts has it all this spring!

Hello and Happy March! Take a peek at what is coming up!   You’ve got one more weekend to catch the fantastic musical Oliver! Join us during our final weekend of performances March 1-3. Wondering what daring adventure awaits you? After running away from the orphanage run by the heartless Mr. Bumble, Oliver meets the Artful … Continued


Spring is busting out all over in the School of Dance!

This Month in the School of Dance! March 8 & 9 | Spring Double Dance Feature Presents Ish (modern) and Thumbelina (ballet) The School of Dance presents two original dance productions based on two fantastic stories. Ish, a modern dance feature, is based on the book by Peter H. Reynolds which tells the story of two … Continued


March 25-30: Class Observation Week at the School of Dance

Observe dance classes at the School of Dance and Studio 720! Hosted each semester, our Class Observation Week is an opportunity for students and instructors to share the classroom experience with interested parents. Class Observation Week is open to parents, family members, and friends; however, seating is limited. We encourage observers to arrive a few minutes early … Continued



March 11-17: Spring Break at the School of Dance

The School of Dance will not hold classes during Spring Break from March 11 through March 17. The Lawrence Arts Center building and galleries will remain open. Check out the Arts Center’s calendar for event info. Classes will resume on Monday, March 18. Happy Spring Break!


9th Street Blog – Community Meeting this Sunday!

The third community input session for the  Rebuilding East 9th Street project is happening this Sunday, March 3rd from 2-5 PM at the new Amtrak depot! Please join us for this interactive (doodle-listen-speak) gathering to wrap up the work from our previous meetings and solidify the values that will be used to guide the art selection for the … Continued



Oliver! Photo Gallery

Oliver! runs February 22 – March 3 and tickets are going fast! This stellar musical features favorite musical numbers: “Food Glorious Food,” “Consider Yourself” and “You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two.” Take a peek at these photos from dress rehearsal and pretty soon you’ll find yourself saying “Please, Sir, can I have some … Continued


Spotlight on Oliver! Actress Clara Kundin

One of the highlights of our spring family music production is the tradition of bringing in guest artists to work with our community cast. Having a mix of novice and professional actors sets the stage for idea exchange, development of new techniques, and fresh takes on the material. We are honored to have Clara Kundin … Continued


9th Street Project Updates

This is the first blog of many that we will be producing to keep Lawrence and surrounding communities updated on the news of the Rebuilding East 9th Street project! We will blog weekly to keep people up to date on: minutes from the previous meeting team, upcoming deadlines, and community meeting dates. The project team, … Continued